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Code switching and ethnicity in a community of practice
(Cambridge University Press, 2007-05-19)
In the past twenty years the existence of a sense of ethnic belonging among immigrant groups of European ancestry in the United States has become the focus of frequent debates and polemics. This article argues that ethnicity ...
Review of David Herman’s Story Logic
(Cambridge University Press, 2003)
Factors associated with patterns of infant television viewing behavior: A questionnaire and diary analysis
Recent research has indicated that there are long-term consequences of early media exposure. Early exposure to television is related to vocabulary expansion and prosocial development; early exposure is also related to ...
In the Wake Of Latona: Thetis At Statius, Achilleid 1.198-216
(Cambridge University Press, 2009)
Rights and Development: The Incorporation of a Rights-based Approach as a Development Strategy at the International Context and in Latin America
Since the nineties, the enthusiasm for a "rights-based approach" as a development strategy has not only been promoted by human rights experts, but also developmental experts. This approach has become an important factor ...
Social Capital and Development in Context: A Survey of El Salvador
An in-depth examination of some of the most significant relations between social capital and development in the Salvadoran context. I hypothesize that generalized social trust is a necessary form of positive social capital ...
The mediating force of Margaret Fuller's work in education, nature writing, and social reform
(Georgetown University, 2009)
Bodies of Work: The Production of Work, Class and Gender in Film Musicals
Film musicals are a unique representation of working-class cultural expression. My study will focus on three film musicals: The Pajama Game (1957), Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967), and Hairspray (2007) with the goal of ...
All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go: Women and First-Class Performances in the Plays of Tennessee Williams
Though critics have analyzed Tennessee Williams' plays in light of class conflict, little attention has been paid to women through the working-class studies lens. This paper seeks to explore ways in which gender complicates ...
Quiet Revisionists: Identity Reconciliation and the Trope of Marriage in the Fiction of Dorothy West and Nella Larsen
The middle class identity of the African American woman is complicated by the intersectionality of race, class, and gender. Economic stability cannot protect her from society's marginalization of black womanhood. Her ability ...